As the knockout stage progressed, the stars disappeared. Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain suffered defeat in the round of 16 of the Champions League.
On the 9th (Korean time), the second leg of the round of 16 of the 2022-23 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League was held in London, England and Munich, Germany. Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain aimed to advance to the quarterfinals by reversing AC Milan and Bayern Munich respectively.
Tottenham lost 0-1 to AC Milan in the first leg of the Round of 16. The second leg of the round of 16 was held at the home stadium, so it was an advantageous situation. Coach Antonio Conte also returned from gallbladder removal surgery and took command of the team, and a three-back combination of Son Heung-min, Dejan Klusevsky, and Harry Kane three-top scrambled.
Tottenham tried to take the lead at home by raising the attacking tempo from the beginning. Son Heung-min also tried to shoot from the second line and the front line, and energized Tottenham’s attack. Milan dug into the Tottenham camp with intermittent counter attacks and set pieces.
However, both teams did not have a game to speak of. Even if Tottenham took the lead, it was not sharp. While struggling with Milan’s defensive block, he only attempted a cross from the side. In the 33rd minute of the second half, Cristian Romero was sent off due to an accumulation of warnings, so the score was outnumbered.
In a situation where they could have gone to overtime with just one goal at home, no one has been able to raise an attack point. In the extra time of the second half, Son Heung-min’s free kick and Kane’s header chilled Milan’s conversation, which was the only sharp attack. In the end, it was a 0-0 draw, and the total failed to advance to the quarterfinals with no more than one goal. 슈퍼벳 토토
Paris Saint-Germain left Neymar with a serious ankle injury, but Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe duo faced Bayern Munich. After a tense first half, I tried to score in the second half, but the trip to Munich was not easy.
In the 16th minute of the second half, Chupo-Moting conceded and was dragged away, and with 1 minute left at the end of regular time, he dedicated a key goal to Gnabri. Paris Saint-Germain had to overturn an aggregate score of 0-3 away from Munich and fell short. Messi and Mbappe, the world’s best strikers, had to hang their heads in defeat.
The British public broadcaster ‘BBC’ was also disappointed with the result. After the second leg of the round of 16 was over, “There is no Messi, Mbafe, or Kane in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. The big players are missing the Champions League trophy. Kane’s wait continues.”